Internet Providers in Alpha, IL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Alpha, IL
|Fastest Speed Available:||115 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$62.78|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Alpha, Illinois
Internet Access in Alpha, Illinois
4 Internet providers are available at the average Alpha address. This is a lot of competition in comparison to other cities. Robust competition between several Internet providers in a city is correlated with lower pricing.
Considering network technologies in use within the city, we see that the most widespread wired Internet tech types are DSL and Satellite, with 28.09% and near one hundred percent respectively. DSL service is transmitted over telephone wires up on utility poles by providers like that build or own copper phone lines. As copper wires go, the twisted copper bundle makeup of telephone lines outputs a lower bandwidth ceiling than newer wire types such as cable and several times less than fiber.
Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Alpha residents. They are available to near one hundred percent of Alpha. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet in Alpha is 25 megabits per second.
The data listed here comes from FCC reports specific to Alpha, and is with privatized databases to output more granular listings than is available from government websites. Address-level information isn't available for all providers. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.
Aside from the Internet options listed above, Woodhull Community Telephone Company provides a third choice for Internet in 88 percent of Alpha. Fixed wireless providers like Network Business Systems and satellite Internet providers such as are worth considering. However, the main wired options are usually a stronger deal when it comes to performance and price.
Internet Statistics 2021
78.1% of consumers in Alpha800 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alpha, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Woodhull Community Telephone Company||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|New Windsor Telephone Company||50 Mbps||Fiber||2m 43s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Woodhull Community Telephone Company||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Alpha, Illinois
- Woodhull - DSL - 28.1% Availability in Alpha - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Woodhull Community Telephone Company - Fiber - 88.3% Availability in Alpha - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Frontier - DSL - 8.6% Availability in Alpha - Call For Speed Availability
- New Windsor Telephone Company - Fiber - 5.5% Availability in Alpha - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Alpha - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Alpha - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Alpha
Data from our market research team shows that some of the top providers in Alpha place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because customers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Alpha
|Woodhull Community Telephone Company||DSL||28.1%+||100 Mbps|
|Network Business Systems||Fixed Wireless||100%||6 Mbps|
|Nextlink Internet||Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|Woodhull Community Telephone Company||Fiber||88.3%+||100 Mbps|
|Reynolds Telephone Company||Fixed Wireless||59.5%+||24 Mbps|
|Viola Home Telephone||Fixed Wireless||16.9%+||5 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||8.6%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|Geneseo Communications||Fixed Wireless||6.2%+||6 Mbps|
|New Windsor Telephone Company||Fiber||5.5%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Nextlink Internet||Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|Viola Home Telephone||Fixed Wireless||43.6%+||5 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||18.7%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|CenturyLink Business||Fiber||0.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Alpha to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Alpha||27.5 Mbps||11||$3.13 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +387.9 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +91.4 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +88.7 Mbps )||14 ( +3 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +99.9 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +100.1 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|